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SENIOR EXPO 2018 - April 18, 2018 - 9 Are you turning 65 and lost in the Medicare Maze? Overwhelmed by choices and don't know where to turn? Call today to schedule your complementry Welcome to Medicare Review. Specializing in Senior Health Plans Medicare Advantage Supplements • Dental Vision Hearing Final Needs • Part D carolynwhitsell@sbcglobal.net 479-268-0610 Carolyn Whitsell AR Insurance Agent License #240444 Hourly or live-in, Medicaid in- home care provider. Long-term care insurance. Our highly motivated, thoroughly screened caregivers provide assistance with: • 24-Hour a Day On-Call Ser vice • Housekeeping • Meal Preparation • Errands • Shopping • Medication Reminders • Personal Care Licensed and Bonded Personnel Referral Service 1st Accredited Caregiver Registry in Arkansas If you or a loved one needs temporary or long-term assistance in the activities of daily living, call Benton/Carroll Counties 479-636-7700 Washington/Madison Counties 479-587-9551 Continued From page 8 the land nearly two decades before The Meadows came to fruition. They built a home on Lake Loch Lomond a decade before The Meadows was built. They had every intention of "living out their days" in their own home. As this dream became a reality, they requested family take part. Their daugh- ter, Ann, agreed to come alongside as the administrator; and their granddaughter, Megan, and her husband, agreed to move to the area for the project. Finally, the building process started. While the Bathkes still envisioned this as a project they would oversee from afar, it became evident that they would benefit from the assistance offered through The Meadows. While Dr. Bathke was still quite independent, he was expe- riencing more difficulty preparing meals, caring for Mrs. Bathke and still maintain- ing his own personal well-being. With some reluctance, as it meant "giving up" an element of independence for the couple, they moved into the facility as soon as it opened in September 2007. What felt as though it veered from their plan, quickly proved its benefit. Gladys became increasingly ill, but Warren was able to receive much-needed assistance with his beloved bride, while he was able to remain involved in his business ventures. They remained together much longer than they would have been able to maintain at home. Mrs. Bathke went Home with Jesus in 2011. By that time, Dr. Bathke developed his own medical concerns and remained in the building to receive assistance that he now needed. He learned to embrace the care now given to him. He enjoyed talks in Ann's office on a daily basis. He sat with friends at each meal and enjoyed their company. He relished in his grow- ing family, filled with grandchildren and great-grandkids. He allowed The Mead- ows to care for him physically so he could emotionally live to the fullest. He went Home in February 2015. But their story doesn't end there. Their lives and legacy are lived out through The Meadows. The Meadows

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